We are back! The Orwell has returned with 4 dates booked for 2002 ALL with
killer guests confirmed.
The Orwell is staying with the new direction taken at the latter end of 2001
i.e. Connoisseurs 60s, quality Crossover&the best in 70s and 80s Modern
Soul in one room.
We believe we are building a unique night down (up) here at The Orwell, in the same style as say, The back room of The Howard, Parkers, Thorne, Albrighton Modern room, Halfway House, Saints On the real side, Berlin, Yarmouth, Pitches etc etc - all sadly no more (with the exception of
Yarmouth) BUT all tremendous pioneering venues, championing records that are still known, loved and played today.
The Orwell, Wigan Pier, Wigan, Lancs on Friday 22nd March 2002
Steve Plumb, Steve Connor, Brian Flanders&Barry Maleedy
Guest Richard Searling
Hit read more for lots more details...times, directions, hotels etc The Orwell boys (Steve Plumb, Steve Connor, Brian Flanders&Barry Maleedy) will be playing Connoisseurs 60s, quality crossover&the best in 70s and 80s Modern Soul in one room. Joining them for this unique event will be the countries leading exponent of Quality Soul
RICHARD SEARLING, who is making his annual return after his triumphant set in 2001. RICHARD has promised another set which will include many of his unreleased gems, current monsters and a whole truck load of future monsters.
We once again promise a night of serious soulful quality at one of the truly established venues for Modern Soul in the UK.
Top Record Dealers always in attendance.
The night starts at 9pm.
Bar until 1.30 a.m.
Dancing until 2 a.m.
£5 on the door.
Directions - Head for Wigan and follow the brown touristy signs to Wigan
Guest Houses - LOCAL HOSTELRIES ALL WITHIN A TEN MIN TAXI RIDE-
BAY HORSE ASHTON TEL. 01942 725032
PRIORY WOOD WIGAN 01942 211516 GOOD PRICES
BELLINGHAM HOTEL 01942 243893
FORTE TRAVEL LODGE 01942 272055
QUALITY HOTEL 01942 826888
WHEATLEA PARK TRAVEL INN 01942 493469 GOOD PRICES
MOAT HOUSE STANDISH 01257 499988
Next three nights are
Friday 31st May
Friday 30th August
Friday 22nd November
Guests are confirmed but are withheld to protect the innocent!